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    November 4, 2013
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county soccer club who he now says sexually abused him for five years. in a lawsuit, fisher says mark plied him with alcohol and ghb, the date rape drug starting in 2005 and that he sexually assaulted him repeatedly. >> he told me that his coach raped him at the soccer summer camp. >> fisher's mother says the soccer club allowed a se scrert vis agent to keep coaching even after several parents warn the club about his inappropriate conduct with the board. >> the soccer club spoke to him, to mark. and they let that man walk out without any discipline whatsoever. they never alerted the police. they never alerted me. >> beth ann fisher says the
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abuse sent her son spiraling downward. until police arrested him in february for robbing the medicap pharmacy in search of drugs to end his life. >> he didn't want to hurt anybody and didn't hurt anybody. he wanted to hurt himself. >> history goes back to 1989 when the boy scouts of america placed him on their so-called proversion file. based on another boy's claim that he grabbed his genitals at a camp in north carolina. still, the fauquier county commonwealth attorney wrote last month, there was not sufficient evidence to file criminal charges against him in the alleged abuse of fisher. >> predators like this gain the trust, move in, become a father figure, become a trust figure, and then take advantage. >> standard of proof in a civil case is lower than in a criminal one. it will now be up to a judge or a jury to decide if the
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fauquier club is legally responsible for allowing this alleged abuse to continue. >> bruce leshan, wusa9. >> he moved to colorado where he continues to coach youth soccer. he e mailed bruce that he would call him today, but so far, he has not. the soccer club also declined to comment. derek. >> the mid shipman accused of sexually assaulting a woman last year will be court marshaled in february. josh tate was arraigned today. the naval academy student accused of assaulting a woman at an annapolis house in april of 2012, now a second mid shipman, eric graham, is scheduled to be court marshaled next january. the verdict is in and it is guilty for the man accused of killing washington redskins star, sean taylor. eric rivera convicted on second- degree murder charges. now taylor, you'll remember, was killed during a botched robbery at his home in miami around 2007.
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the jury deliberated four days before they reached that verdict. four other men are charged in the case. the others will stand trial later. >> the last poll leading into tomorrow's election to virginia gave democratic candidate, terri mcauliffe a six point lead. robert garners 8% of the vote and 5% say they are just not sure yet. peggy fox takes a look at the final push for votes. >> ken cuccinelli. >> florida senator, marco rubio rallied this crowd of supporters for ken cuccinelli and the rest of the gop ticket. >> yes, we are not going to allow them to take over our healthcare. >> they were all fired up taking aim at the affordable care act and president obama who campaigned sunday. >> so tomorrow, let's send them a message. loud and clear from virginia. that virginia says no to obama
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care. virginia says no to expanding obama care, which is what terri mcauliffe wants to do. >> while the gop says this race will be a referendum on obama care, the democrats say the race is all about the tea party. >> at a private home. joe biden stumped for mcauliffe with mark warner and congressman, gerry connolly. they said voters needed to send a message to the tea party. >> because it's the first major race between the forces and faces of the new republican tea party. a tea party whose social is out done only by its hostility, to science and technology, innovation and scholarship. >> keep pushing to get out the vote, warning that light voter turnout could help the tea party. >> it's been a great last couple of days. we focus on getting the vote out. it's all about getting the vote out. obviously, you feel the excitement, the intensity, we
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knocked on 1.8 million doors. >> polls open tomorrow from 6:00 in the morning until 7:00 at night. and there are no statewide races in other places, but there are local ones in maryland this year. for the first time in 24 years, college park voters are choose ago new mayor. andrew fellows is being challenged this time around by robert. he ran uncontested over the last two dozen years. i'm scott broom in takoma park, maryland, where a 16-year- old has already made history. >> seen early voting in a video posted by the city, alana has become the first 16-year- old in history to vote in a local election, according to takoma park officials. >> we want our government to represent us. >> some of her high school peers, not so civic minded. >> to be honest, i don't pay attention. >> mayor bruce williams lowered the voting age to 16. >> when you are 16 and 17, you are much more likely to be living at home with your
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parents in a place that you grew up in, that you are familiar with, you are part of the community, you know some of the issues. >> fred schultz was the only decenter. >> average 16 and 17-year-old is not interested in community affairs. it's tough enough to get mature adults to pay attention to that stuff. >> in takoma park, wusa9. >> after two weeks of competition, you have crowned the winner in our frustration madness bracket over a tell wusa9.com and president obama comes out at the top of the list of things that frustrate those of you who voted in our web poll. we want to thank all of you who took part. still to come, one of those stories that leaves you shaking your head. really? in this day and age? how this seven-year-old's mom is defending a choice of halloween costume to some. >> here are the numbers, our
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average high in the low 60s. we didn't make it to 60. average is 62 and 45. we'll come back and talk about whether or not we will see some milder temperatures this week and yes, we have a yellow alert day on the seven day. >> but first, waiting longer to light up. one local lawmaker's plan to curb youth smoking. that's two minutes away.
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independence usa pac sponsored this ad. virginia needs an attorney general who cracks down on reals instead ocriminals. to women, terry mcauliffe will make an outstanding governor. it's mcauliffe who's more capable of governing effectively under mcauliffe virginia will remain open, tolerant and pragmatic, friendly to business and committed to job growth. mcauliffe has sensible business-friendly policies. he will work to bridge party divides and find common ground to move our state forward. and that's what virginia needs. for us the decision is clear: terry mcauliffe.
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tomorrow, kenyan plans to introduce a bill to make it illegal to buy cigarettes in d.c. until you are 21 years old. new york city made a similar move last week and the ward 5 democrat said raising the age will cut down smoking in the city. >> this next story has me shaking my head. in virginia, a seven-year-old decided to dress up in the same halloween costume his brother wore in kidergarden and again when he was 30. so jessica black didn't question what she calls a family tradition. but her neighbors certainly did. and that is because the little boy dressed up as a member of the kuklux clan. he first learned about the costume watching the movie, fried green tomatoes. >> i did tell him that you know, if you do it, you know there's going to be people talking about you. there's going to be people that say bad things to you when you do wear it. >> jackson says he thought the
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hat was cool. one neighbor in craigsville says it's really sad that an innocent child is being taught that lesson. his mom says she has received death threats on facebook, but she sees nothing wrong with the costume. >> a bill to end workplace dediscrimination against gays and lesbians. dean came out in favor of the nondediscrimination act earlier today. now that gave the legislation the 60 votes it needs to avoid a senate filibuster. but then, minutes later, house speaker, john boehner, says he is opposing the bill. a spokesperson says boehner believes the legislation would lead to frit louse lawsuits. >> the most expensive fight in washington state history could have implications for the entire country.
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vo: "wrong" "too extreme" "senseless" meet the tea party ticket. together waging "ideological crusades" to ban abortion even in the case of rape and incest. cuccinelli and obenshain even sponsored legislation the post says could ban birth control pills. and all three oppose comprehensive background checks to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and the dangerously mentally ill. a tea party ticket - wrong for virginia families. independence usa pac sponsored this ad.
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i'and i sponsored this adte for attorney general, for me, family is everything- as attorney general, i'll put politics aside and put families first. mark herring: endorsed by the washington post he'll crack down on sexual predators, go after scam artists who prey on seniors and military families, and protect the rights of women to make their own health care decisisions but senator obenshain has the wrong agenda. he voted to ban birth control pills and outlaw abortion, even for rape and incest victims. he's wrong for virginia.
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montgomery county is talking about rolling back part of its bag tax. some members don't want it to apply to places who don't sell food, like hardware stores. the 5-cent bag tax is aimed at cutting down on the number of plastic bags in or near local streams. voters in washington state will be casting ballots
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tomorrow on a measure that could have ripple effects on the food industry all across the country. >> teresa garcia takes a look at a push to require labels on foods with genetically modified ingredients. >> staffers are working the fines at the seattle headquarter on the campaign. >> this is going to be a close election. g voters will decide on tuesday whether to require labeling on foods containing genetically modified organisms or gmo's. elizabeth is with the yes campaign. she says it's about giving shoppers a choice. >> i think it fund mentally boils down to, people want more information about our food. >> the labeling campaign raised $8 million. a fraction of the war chest on the no side. top opposition donors, like biochemical giants and dupont pioneer helped raise $22 million. they claim labels would scare consumers away from products, which multiple studies found to be safe. >> it's meant to demonize the
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food. companies aren't going to want to do that. it's about brand integrity. >> 64 countries around the world already label genetically engineered food. if it passes here in washington, this will be the first state in the u.s. to put it into action. labeling supporters worry about gmo food safety and feel that washington could launch a national trend. >> i know that once it is passed in washington, it is just going to have a cascade effect. >> about 90% of corn and soybean crops in this country are genetically engineered to resist insects and drought. if voters say yes here in washington, labels will appear on everything from breakfast cereal to soda. cbs news, seattle. >> well, opponents complain the change would drive up food prices, but that hasn't happened in other countries who have gotten the label law in place. tracking weather with an hour by hour forecast, wusa9's
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first alert weather. >> hi. >> she's back. >> hey. i missed you guys, too. it turns out that i won't probably be doing boot camp again. i'm thinking that was so last year. >> really? >> yeah. i'm thinking that probably wasn't the best idea. so, once we get all the crutches, we're going to do some smooth things, you know, pilates. not that hot yoga stuff you do. that's intense. oh no. >> welcome back. >> thank you. it's great to be back. >> i had a full head of hair before i sat behind you. >> all right, 49 today was the high. the coleseed coldest day so far. our average high is 62. let's start with a live look outside. it's our live michael and son weather cam. temperature 45. dew points pretty low. dew points 20. relative humidity 37%. it's pretty dry air mass. winds out of the east at 6 and going to continue out of the east for some component of the
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east for the next few days. in fact, we're looking at the chance for some clouds tonight. high and mid level clouds tonight, high and mid level clouds tomorrow and probably into wednesday. notice there's no green blobs underneath them. they are high and mid level clouds between systems from the west and easterly flow off the atlantic. temperatures, 42 in college park. 38 in white oak. 41 in rockville. 39 in reston. 41 in fairfax. this is with some cloud cover. we are lucky the clouds are here. and 42 down in waldorf. so, a lot of clouds, not quite as cold tonight. still cold at the bus stop. no 20s, we have 30s tomorrow morning at the bus stop. a bit milder on tuesday and then wednesday the best day of the week by far and away. now for tonight, mostly cloudy, not as cold. lows 32 to 40. winds east, northeast at 5 to 10. we'll break it down for you. 40s in the morning unless your in the suburbs and 53 by 11:00.
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56. a little bit of sun by 1:00 p.m. but need a jacket all day. beautiful on wednesday, 63. okay. more sunshine. and then yellow alert for thursday. rain showers, maybe a thunderstorm. still mild in the low 60s. next seven days, a little cooler in the wake of that front. mid 50s on friday. but a nice finish to the week and the weekend looks okay. either side of 60. terps in town. looks fine. ravens in town, looks good. we're back to the mid 50s with sunshine next monday. >> all right, have to wait for it to warm up. >> okay. all right. >> all right, now let's check in with jan jeffcoat for a look at what is coming up at 7:00. >> welcome back, lesli. we mised you so much. the team went back to work after yesterday's overtime win against the chargers. we're going to hear from coach shanahan about this week's showdown against the vikings. plus, and then move over justin
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bieber, there is a new ruler of the twitter verse. all those stories coming up at 7:00. >> looking forward to it, jan, and still to come, fear the beard. see what's happening to some of the red sox now that they have come away with obenshain tried to outlaw. birth control pills. rape or incest. criminals, felons shows, a month law, in bulk. instead of dictating to women, criminals. this ad.
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welcome back to wusa. i'm kristen berset. it's monday, which means it's time to reveal our latest game of the week poll for high school football. here are the four games to choose from this week.
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text the code to 22543. like us on facebook, vote for the game you want us to cover and feature on friday night and you can always check out the latest high school sports news at wusa9.com. through the computer or ipad app. lesli. >> all right, thanks, kristen. confetti filled the air as boats carry the red sox through the streets of boston saturday. the team were celebrating the team's third world series win in the last nine years. but last week's win against the cardinals was the first time the team has clinched the championship at home since 1918. >> all right, so, of course there's been a lot of talk about other stuff this season. namely all that facial hair which was just, it was a bit too much. >> a will the of bearding. one guy had not shaved since spring training, fear the beard. but tonight, there's a bit less
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to be scared of. giving clean shaves this morning. the world series mvp and the hero joined by the top captured cheering in the bullpen when ortiz, the grand slam, and several fans who also needed a fresh start as it were. they all got shaved at gilette 's headquarters. apparently ortiz quoted as saying that mike napoli would kill him for shaving. by the way, this is what napoli looked like last week during the world series. something is living in there. no word if napoli plans to get rid of that beard any time soon. >> let it go. let it go. >> you think there should be a limit. to a certain length and thickness? >> now it's time. he made a point. >> you know they have police can pull you over for a primary offense, that might be one. >> they have to find him through all that hair. now, this year's new york city marathon saw some heightened
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security because we know what happened in boston. >> that didn't stop the runners from making the most of the 26.2-mile course and zoe took every minute to finish. cameras caught her walking at 6:45 this morning surrounded by a group of guardian angels. she has multiple sclerosis and walks with a cane. it's her 25th year taking part in the marathon and she finished around 11:00 this morning and you know what? finish strong. that's what she did. >> a lot of courage. >> lots of cleanup left. >> but for one guy in jersey, not a problem. meet mckinley, or kenny page. and while some folks are obsessed with the fancy cars, this guy's motor gets going for street sweepers. he fell in love with them when he was five years old, he even bought his own and he took it out when the city hadn't been by for a while to clean things up. >> when they didn't come for two or three weeks, i would
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take my machine for free. >> he was just driving around sweeping streets for nothing for the city of newark. we would tell him, have a good time, just don't hit anything, don't get into an accident. and i have known kenny ever since. >> kenny says he now would rather build remote control sleepers than drive his own. so far, he has hundreds of mini replicas that are used across the state of new jersey and you know, man has to have a hobby. >> it's relaxing for me to sweep the floor. i know that's strange to say, but my family will tell you, i cannot have a dirty floor. >> fair enough. >> the cbs evening news is next. g bye bye, everybody. obenshain tried to outlaw. birth control pills. rape or incest. criminals, felons shows, a month law, in bulk. instead of dictating to women, criminals. this ad.
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i'm mark herring, candidate for attorney general,
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and i sponsored this ad for me, family is everything- as attorney general, i'll put politics aside and put families first. mark herring: endorsed by the washington post he'll crack down on sexual predators, go after scam artists who prey on seniors and military families, and protect the rights of women to make their own health care decisisions but senator obenshain has the wrong agenda. he voted to ban birth control pills and outlaw abortion, even for rape and incest victims. he's wrong for virginia. >> pelley: tonight, could they have stopped the l.a.x. shooter? los angeles police were enroute
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to his home before paul ciancia opened fire at the airport. ben tracy explains why they missed him. john miller found out how the gunman got the rifle into the terminal. how did the health care web site duck federal security requirements? sharyl attkisson found the answer. an n.f.l. lineman quits over alleged locker room harassment. mark strassmann tells us what it was all about. and elaine quijano on the forgotten p.o.w.s. they were captured and held in prison camps. so why did uncle sam turn his back? captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. those who know paul ciancia are at a loss to explain friday's rampage at los angeles international airport and his apparent hatred for the t.s.a. today his family apologized.